The Effect of Teaching Critical Reading Strategies on Advanced Iranian EFL Learners' Vocabulary Retention

@article{Talebi2015TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Teaching Critical Reading Strategies on Advanced Iranian EFL Learners' Vocabulary Retention},
  author={Meraj Talebi and Amir Marzban},
  journal={Theory and Practice in Language Studies},
  year={2015},
  volume={5},
  pages={572-580}
}
  • M. Talebi, A. Marzban
  • Published 24 March 2015
  • Education, Linguistics
  • Theory and Practice in Language Studies
The core interest of this study was to investigate whether teaching critical reading strategies had any significant effect on advanced EFL learners' vocabulary retention. In order to make a homogenous sample, 96 language learners in an English institute in Sari were invited to participate in a paper-based TOEFL test. Finally, 48 of them regarded as advanced EFL learners were selected to participate in the study. The instrument employed in the study included five critical reading comprehension… 

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